CANBERRA: Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said enhanced defence ties between Pakistan and Australia will help boost bilateral cooperation.
The army chief, who arrived in Australia yesterday on a two-day official visit, said this during his meetings with representatives of Australian civil and military leadership, according to Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR), the military media wing.
He visited the Australian Joint Operations and Planning Headquarters and Force Command headquarters.
Gen Bajwa also visited the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and the Office of National Assessment.
He said he was extremely impressed by the Australian goodwill for Pakistan and the desire of that country’s leadership to enhance bilateral relations.
Both civil and military leadership of Australia appreciated Pakistan’s contributions and achievements in war against terror and acknowledged sacrifices of Pakistani nation and its Army in this connection.